Margaret Knight's Battle Rap; 1871 (Pt. 2)
In honor of Women's History Month. Part 2 of 3.
JUDGE Order! A sound argument, Ms. Knight, and your evidence is compelling, but that wasn’t really rap.
CHARLES What does she know? She’s just a factory girl.
The Commissioners break into “Factory Girl” by the Rolling Stones.
COMMISSIONERS WAITING FOR A GIRL WHO’S GOT CURLERS IN HER HAIR.
MARGARET It’s true I worked in a factory, that’s how -
COMMISSIONERS WAITING FOR A FACTORY GIRL!
MARGARET Your Honor!
JUDGE That’s enough.
JUDGE You can’t always get what you want.
MARGARET In fact, I created my first invention after witnessing an accident at the factory where I labored.
CHARLES Then where is your patent?!
MARGARET I was young, I didn’t know about such things.
CHARLES Hornswoggle! Balderdash!
MARGARET It’s Simon pure, your Honor. Sound on the goose.
COMMISSIONER 2 I love Nineteenth century slang, don’t you?
COMMISSIONER 3 Shut your Bazoo, Nancy boy!
CHARLES Your Honor, if I may embark upon my rebuttal?
The Commissioners begin pounding the table, stomping, boom boxing, etc.
CHARLES MY FLOW BE SMOOTH LIKE HOURGLASS SANDS BEHOLD THIS MODEL I HOLD IN MY HANDS HOME GIRL CLAIM SHE INVENT STUFF? BITCH, YOU KOO KOO FOR COCO PUFFS DONCHA KNOW, HO, YOU SHOULD BE IN THE KITCHEN BAREFOOT AND PREGNANT - STICK TO YOUR KNITTIN’ MY HUSTLE BE CRYSTAL TO ANY SENTIENT HUMAN DIS FAR TOO COMPLEX TO BE MADE BY A WOMAN
COMMISSIONER 2 A rap first rate!
COMMISSIONER 2 The man came to exfluncticate!
JUDGE Ms. Knight, your rebuttal?
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